Local travel operators have temporarily suspended Egypt tours following bomb blast on December 28 that killed several Vietnamese tourists.
VOV.VN - The Tour Guide Association, Hanoi branch, was set up on January 16 with a view to improving professional skills of tour guides in the capital city.
Thousands of freelancers are hurrying to join tourism and tour guide associations as the membership will give them opportunities to practice as legal tour guides.
The Prime Minister has stressed the government's position to eliminate illegal foreign tour guides, and will work towards the creation of multilingual Thai tour guides to fulfill international tourism demands.
A Polish tourist and a Vietnamese tour guide lost their lives while ziplining Hang Cop waterfall in Xuan Tho commune, Da Lat city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
VOV.VN - L. H used to be a tour guide, but she left the profession and says she won’t return. She found herself fighting two losing battles - one against sexual harassment by tourists, and another against a family that judged her for participating in an industry seen unfit for women.
Dinh Van Phu, 61, has remained less than four feet tall since he was a first grader.
A historian and anthropologist from the United Kingdom has authored several guidebooks on Ho Chi Minh City and launched tours to offer visitors a window on the metropolis’s history.
By the time we arrived at Bau Sau (the Crocodile Lake) in Cat Tien National Park of Dong Nai Province, we had already spent a remarkable morning trekking through 15km of rainy jungle.
While a tour guide is supposed to provide assistance, information and cultural, historical and contemporary heritage interpretation to vacationers, some would only do the otherwise and scare tourists away.